Full size Spifire homebuilt

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HAROLD SCHECKEL JR
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Full size Spifire homebuilt

Post HAROLD SCHECKEL JR »

Cool video. I've seen 1/2 or 3/4 homebuilts but never full size. Now he needs to do a 109.
Bud

https://youtu.be/pzkoTulqA1U

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cflord
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Very nice Harold! Sure is a labor of love.

Keep the shiny side up and the dirty side down!

Ret SMSgt Cliff Lord - C-130 Flight Engineer & Mechanic 8)

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Ian Warren
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Re: Full size Spifire homebuilt

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Ya gotta love the 12 dollar soup spoon and a ladies compact mirror plopped it :D ... really ingenuity, so much for us Kiwi's and our no.8 fence wire fix it trick :lol: Ya gotta love it ! 8)
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alan CXA651
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Re: Full size Spifire homebuilt

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Hi.
Nice video , but i noticed is method for stopping anything from grtting into the exhaust outlets , could prove interesting , if he ever forgot to remove the tennis balls prior to start up.
regards alan. 8) :lol:
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Very cool 8)
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dvm
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Re: Full size Spifire homebuilt

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I was trying to find a little more info on this airplane and found this link. I was wondering who this guy was and his flying experience. Tuns out he is a retired airline pilot.

https://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/eaa-a ... in-oshkosh

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